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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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IBM is transforming its request for enhancement (RFE) process. The purpose of the transformation is to provide a more consistent experience for you to submit requests and to enable IBM product owners to respond to your requests more quickly. For more information click here.

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The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The offering manager team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

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Accept Signed EERP Requests OFTP2

I recently went added an OFTP2 connection in PROD between IBM customer Thyssen Krupp and their TP WST. We send the file successfully and TP has confirmed they receive the file successfully put it stays in "processing" status on our side as if they never acknowledged reciept of the file. They are signing they EERP which we are not setup to accept. We need to enable the ability to accept signed EERP requests within sterling to avoid these files being stuck in "processing".

  • Guest
  • Mar 10 2021
  • Future consideration
What is your industry? Industrial Products
How will this idea be used?

As OFTP2 becomes more prominent in EU I assume we will face this issue more often than not. By adding this enhancment we will be able to avoid these errors in the future.

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